Towns County is a county in Georgia. It covers 172 square miles (109,997 acres), which represents zero percent of the state total. Of the 159 counties in Georgia, Towns County ranks 122nd in terms of the size of its population (11,182, according to 2015 Census estimates). Based on its natural assets, tourism and recreation define the economic landscape of Towns County. The county is also considered popular among retirees. Recent Lands of America data shows that the average price-per-acre value of ranches, land, farms and other recreational acreage for sale in Towns County is $30,647. On average, the price of land for sale was $374,685 (the most expensive listing being for $2.5 million) and the median land-parcel size was two acres. Land for sale in Towns County totaled 171 acres and $5.2 million in overall land value, with the city of Hiawassee featuring the most land for sale in the county. With a recreation- and tourism-dependent economy, recreational acreage and property, as well as hunting lands, are most commonly sold in Towns County.